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|Scientific Name||Pimelodus quadratus Lucinda, Ribeiro & Lucena, 2016|
|Type Locality||Porto Nacional, rio Tocantins, Tocantins State, Brazil, 10°35'50''S, 48°24'21''W.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
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|Compatibility||Peaceful but will eat smaller fishes.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Larger active fish such as tetras, most barbs and gouramis. They can also be kept in groups but do not suffer from being kept singly. Angelfish and other ''graceful'' fish are sometimes bothered by this species' barbels particularly during "lights-out".|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 27 (no. 4) for Dec., pp 339, Figs. 1, 2b.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 12 12:38 (species record created: 2016 Nov 18 16:28)|